Test Drives

  • Bobcat® T870 Compact Track Loader

    There’s no denying when you first lay eyes on the Bobcat® T870 it’s an impressive sight. The clean lines and strong-looking design features produce an attractive machine. When you read through...

  • Liebherr LH 24 M Material Handler

    Liebherr has a long and successful history (over 50 years) of building high-end machines for serious material handling. However, the latest generations in the Liebherr stable are high spec machines that...

  • NEW HOLLAND C227 Compact Track Loader

    New Holland Construction is a global manufacturer of construction machinery. The company’s leadership in the skid steer loader category began in 1972 with the introduction of the L35 – the industry’s...

  • LIEBHERR XPower

    When you first lay eyes on the Liebherr L 556 XPower® the great lines of design and impressive size and shape of the loader set the scene and expectations of what...

  • DOOSAN DX140W Hydraulic Excavator

    My good mate Matty W often talks about the “five p’s” (proper preparation prevents poor performance), which stands true to this very day. In providing the ultimate Hydraulic Wheeled Excavator the...

  • BobCat

    BOBCAT® E35 Compact Excavator

    We have all been told you can’t judge a book by its cover and the same can be said for the new Bobcat E35 compact excavator. With power and performance well...

  • Takeuchi

    Takeuchi TL12V2 Compact Track Loader

    It’s hard to know exactly where to start with Takeuchi’s first vertical lift compact track loader. On first glance there seems to be a very interesting mix that has come into...

  • LiuGong

    LiuGong 375B Skid Steer Loader

    LiuGong has had an impressive run over the last 60 years evolving into one of China’s leading construction equipment manufacturers. From building the country’s first modern wheel loader, LiuGong today is...

  • Kobelco

    KOBELCO SK135SR-5

    The engineers at Kobelco must have had a clear vision in mind when pencil first hit paper, conjuring up the specs and features for the new SK135SR-5. A machine like this...

  • CAT

    CAT® 259D Compact Track Loader

    You only have to look back to one of the undisputed middleweight boxing champions of all time “Marvelous Marvin Hagler” who for his size of 5’9 had a mindboggling 75” reach,...

  • Volvo

    Volvo A60H Articulated Hauler

    We had been hearing whispers around the place for a while now, and the time had finally arrived to put the rumour mill to rest and lay the cold hard facts...

  • Bobcat E50

    BOBCAT® E50, One Tough Animal

    The new Bobcat E50 has been born off the back of the specific requests and needs by operators to produce a new more powerful and precise beast. Bobcat Company has decided...

  • Volvo

    VOLVO ECR305C & ECR50D

    When power, performance and accessibility come hand in hand. Words // Ian Edwards The machinery and products have certainly changed a lot over the years at Volvo. In fact, the very...

  • Kobelco

    Kobelco SK300LC-10

    Bridging the gap between the SK260 and SK330, Kobelco’s newest Generation 10 excavator is a powerful, fuel-efficient, easy-to-transport machine that can handle everything from civil works and vegetation management to bulk...

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